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Germany's Opel town shows struggle for Europe to plug in electric cars

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Automakers and policymakers in Europe are staking their futures on electric vehicles. But the struggles in the German city of Ruesselsheim, home to Opel, underline the challenges that are slowing the creation of a vast charging network to sustain their vision.

French Cars Are Coming to America, So We Drove This One

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - While many auto brands die, few return from beyond the grave. Until very recently Peugeot was just an entry on the list of deceased automotive parrots, slotting between Opel and Pontiac on the List of the Fallen among brands offering cars to American consumers.

New Vauxhall Corsa kickstarts rejuvenation of British brand

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - The new Vauxhall Corsa is the first of a raft of Vauxhalls and Opels aimed at rejuvenating the brand with new levels of design integrity and engineering.   Opel-Vauxhall vice president of design Mark Adams told Autocar at the Corsa’s unveiling last week that the new model – built on a PSA Group platform that will give it petrol, diesel and electric variants – was engineered to the most robust standards in the company’s history, despite a massively shortened development programme after PSA bought GM’s European arm in 2017 and started afresh.

Opel prices electric Corsa to compete with Renault Zoe

Posted By GMbeat on Articles - Opel will begin sales of a full-electric version of its Corsa small car in the first half of next year at a starting price of 29,900 euros in Germany, about the same price as the rival Renault Zoe.